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Facilities
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With the move to UC Berkeley, the Prometheus Group has taken over control of rooms 100, 130A, and 130C in Hearst Mining Building. As part of a general laboratory construction and renovations the following setups will be part of the facilities available to students and researchers:

Growth, Synthesis, & Fabrication Facilities
Excimer Lasers for PLD Growth (4)
Coherent LPX 305 (1)
Coherent LPX 305 (2)
Coherent COMPex
Coherent LeXtra
Laser Tables, optics, and enclosures for growth setups
RHEED-Assisted PLD Growth Systems
TSST RHEED-based, high-pressure growth system
TOF-ISARS and RHEED equipped system
RHEED-assisted PLD with in situ sputter deposition
Traditional PLD Growth Systems (7)
Traditional PLD Growth Systems (2)
Multi-target/material Sputter Deposition System
Multiple tube and box furnaces
Hot-press
Vacuum furnace
Contact aligner
Ion milling
Plasma cleaners
Hoods (3)
Characterization Facilities
4-Circle, thin-film X-ray Diffractometers (2, Panalytical MRD)
SQUID Magnetometer (5T, Quantum Design)
Physical Property Measurement System (5T, Quantum Design)
Atomic Force Microscopes (Asylum Research and Bruker, AFM/PFM/c-AFM/MFM)
High-end Electrical Characterization Probe Stations (2)
Designed for state-of-the-art thin film electrical and thermal testing setup - designed for the study of dielectric, ferroelectric, and pyroelectric materials up to 500 degrees Celsius. The system is capable of reaching a 10 pA noise floor. The system includes an exhaustive array of measurement hardware and electronics, such as:
Signatone S1160 Probe Station with SCA-50 Coaxial Probes for low-current studies
Radiant Technologies Multiferroic Tester
Allows measurements up to 100 V / 50 kHz or 10 V / 100 kHz
Ferroelectric hysteresis loops, leakage, charge, resistance, fatigue, C(V), PUND, Imprint,... 
Keithley Picoammeters
Keithley Source Meters
Agilent E4980A LCR Meter and HP 4284 Impedance Analyzer
Stanford Research SR-830 Lock-in Amplifiers
Multiple high frequency/capacity National Instrument DAQ-boards
Lakeshore 325 Temperature Controller
Femto Low Noise Current Amplifier
SR560 Low-noise Voltage Preamplifier
Solar Simulator, Electronics, and Photoelectrochemical Measurement Setup
Strong white light source, AM1.5 filter, white light biasing
 Computer controlled access to four different testing configurations:
Broad, white-light illumination - 2” diameter spot for large area illumination
Fiber-optically coupled white-light - White light coupled into a custom-built probe station for small device measurements
Broad, monochromatic illumination - 2” diameter spot for large area monochromatic illumination
Fiber-optically coupled monochromatic light - Monochromatic light coupled into a custom-built probe station for small device measurements.
System allows for measurement of I-V characteristics of photovoltaic devices both macroscopically and in a custom designed probe station.
Photoelectrochemical yield and efficiency measurement system to this system. This includes:
Gas chromatography - capable of detecting gases down to the 10 ppm level
Gamry Potentiostat
Custom-designed, gas-tight reaction chamber
Vacuum-equipped closed loop gas system
Computer control and data acquisition
Ultrafast Pump Probe System - 465 MRL